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Archive for 2009/10

A not so worthy heir

Today, Kavik Ryx finishes off his views of the Zeta Gundam: A New Translation trilogy with his reviews of A New Translation II: Lovers and A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars.

Two Belated Views

In a rather unusual turn of events, Kavik Ryx beats everyone else in our staff in reviewing a typically atypical Shinbo work Maria+Holic. He also provides his opinions on the much acclaimed Zeta Gundam: A New Translation: Heirs to the Stars.  Though I do respect my colleague’s and the general mecha fandom’s enthusiasm for this […]

Social changes through sports

Using sports as a vehicle for social change is nothing new since we have hailed heroes like Jackie Robinson who were able to break through the color divide. Taisho Yakyuu Musume’s message of female empowerment is also similarly uplifting as you watched a ragtag group of girls struggle to compete on even footing with the […]

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